Stoxx 600

Stoxx 600

An index tracking 600 publicly-traded companies based in one of 18 EU countries. The index includes small cap, medium cap, and large cap companies. The countries represented in the index are Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK.
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In Europe, the pan-region Stoxx 600 is showing a relatively modest 0.
A gain of over 26 percent in GKN and strength in the auto sector led a broad-based rally, helping the pan-European STOXX 600 benchmark end 0.
The pan-European STOXX 600 index was flat in percentage terms by 0817 GMT, while euro zone blue chips were also steady.
Turning to Europe, where around 60 per cent of all Stoxx 600 companies have published results so far, earnings growth is even stronger (Q2 EPS is up 13 per cent), driven by better-than-expected earnings from banks and industrials.
L'indice EuroStoxx 50 de la zone euro, le FTSEurofirst 300 et le Stoxx 600 reculent de 0,4%, rapporte l'agence internationale.
The shares rose 8 percent to their highest in more than a year on Monday, and were the best performers on the European STOXX 600 index.
The pan-European STOXX 600 and FTSEurofirst 300 indexes both declined by around 0.
They are included in the following indices: STOXX 600, SBF 120, Next 150, CAC Mid 60 and CAC Support Services.
The turnaround isn't underway yet: With the Q1 earnings season almost done, S&P 500 earnings per share are down just over 5 per cent year-over-year; in Europe, the Stoxx 600 EPS is down 21 per cent, and the consensus for 2016 EPS growth is weakening.
Summary: The Year of the Monkey was the year of the chimpanzee for Europe bulls as the Europe Stoxx 600 lost 18 per cent in the past year
Listening to most of the post-election financial market commentary, one might have thought that UK equities and gilts had been enjoying their own private party on Friday, but in fact the FTSE 100 index rose less than the Euro Stoxx 600, and gilt yields fell by fewer basis points than many other countries' bonds, including most of Europe and the US.
Miners and retailers in the Stoxx 600 climbed the most among 19 industry groups.